Microsoft Launches ‘Envision’ Event For Business Leaders

Microsoft recently announced the launch of Microsoft Envision, which it describes as a new flagship event for business leaders. The event will feature keynotes and interactive sessions with “a broad slate of visionaries, experts and innovators” as well as industry-specific…

Foursquare Names Jeff Glueck CEO As Dennis Crowley Changes Roles

Foursquare just announced that CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley is dropping the former title and taking on the new role of Executive Chairman. Jeff Glueck, who has been COO for the past year is taking over as CEO. Steven Rosenbaltt,…

StumbleUpon No longer Has A CEO, Is Part Of Expa’s Mix.com (Also 5by Is Shutting Down)

It would appear that StumbeUpon is no longer a company with a CEO. There hasn’t really been a lot of clarity around this in recent months, but that appears to be the state of things. Over two years ago, StumbleUpon…

What Is Going on At StumbleUpon?

Update: Ok, here’s what’s going on at StumbleUpon. Read this instead. I’ve written about StumbleUpon more often than probably anyone else in the media over the last few years, but I’ll be damned if know what the current situation is.…

Google Taps VMWare Co-Founder Diane Greene To Lead New Cloud Team, Acquires Her Bebop Platform

Google announced that it has hired VMware co-founder Diane Greene to lead a new team combining all of Google’s cloud businesses including Google for Work, the Google Cloud Platform, and Google Apps. The company has also agreed to acquire, bebop,…

New Groupon CEO: Nobody Understands Us

Earlier this month, Groupon reported its Q3 financials and announced that it has a new CEO. Rich Williams stepped into the role as Eric Lefkofsky stepped down to return to his role as Chairman of the Board. Wall Street was…

Groupon Gets New CEO, Releases Earnings

Groupon released its Q3 earnings and announced that it has named Rich Williams as its new CEO as Eric Lefkofsky steps down. Williams was appointed by the board, effective immediately as Lefkofsky returns to his role as Chairman of the…

Jack Dorsey Officially Twitter’s CEO

Last week, we learned that Twitter was about to name co-founder and interim CEO Jack Dorsey permanent CEO. On Monday, they made it official. Most would agree that Dorsey is probably the right man for the job given his past…

Is Yelp’s CEO Right About Google And Interstitials?

Last month, Google shared findings of an internal study on interstitials, which it had previously implied could start negatively impacting people’s search rankings. Do you consider interstitials to be negative to the user experience? Are there ways in which they…

Reports Suggest Dorsey Likely To Remain Twitter CEO

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo is stepping down on July 1. The official word is that co-founder and original CEO Jack Dorsey, who is also the CEO of Square, will return to the role in the interim…